There are 2 translations of chip in Spanish:

chip1

Pronunciation: /tʃɪp/

n

  • 1 1.1 (of wood) astilla (f); (of stone) esquirla (f) a chip off the old block de tal palo tal astilla to have a chip on one's shoulder ser* un resentido 1.2 (crack, break) desportilladura (f), muesca (f) there's a chip in this cup esta taza está desportillada or descascarillada or (RPl) cascada or (Chi) saltada
  • 2 [Culin] 2.1 (wafer) banana chipsrodajas de plátano frito patacones (mpl) (Col) potato chips (AmE) papas (fpl) or (Esp) patatas (fpl) fritas, patatas (fpl) a la inglesa (Esp) , papas (fpl) chip (Ur) 2.2 (French fry) (BrE) papa (f) or (Esp) patata (f) frita, papa (f) a la francesa (Col, Méx) to be as cheap as chips estar* tirados or regalados or (And) botados de precio (before n) [basket/pan] para freír papas or (Esp) patatas chip shop pescadería (f) (donde se vende pescado frito y papas fritas)
  • 3 (counter) [Games] ficha (f) they used it as a bargaining chip in the negotiations lo usaron de baza en las negociaciones to be in the chips (AmE) estar* rico or boyante to cash in one's chips [colloq & hum] estirar la pata [fam & hum], diñarla (Esp) [fam & hum] to have had one's chips (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] you've had your chips, mate la jodiste, hermano [vulgar] I thought I'd had my chips when the cable snapped creí que me había llegado la hora cuando se rompió el cable when the chips are down [colloquial/familiar] a la hora de la verdad
  • 5 [Sport] 5.1 (in soccer) bombita (f) (pase o tiro corto por encima de un jugador contrario) 5.2chip (shot) (in golf) chip (m) (golpe corto y seco que permite acceder al green) (in tennis) toque (m)

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There are 2 translations of chip in Spanish:

chip2

(-pp-)

vt

  • 1 1.1 (damage) [crockery] desportillar, cascar* (RPl) , saltar (Chi) ; [tooth] romper* un trocito de the paint got chipped la pintura se saltó or se desconchó 1.2 (cut, break) [hole] hacer*, abrir* I chipped off the old plaster quité el yeso viejo quebrándolo or rompiéndolo I chipped a piece (of wood/stone) off the block saqué un trozo (de madera/piedra) picando el bloque
  • 3 (in golf, tennis, soccer)levantar la pelota mediante un golpe corto y preciso

Phrasal verbs

chip away

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (remove) [paint] descascarar, desconchar 1.1v + adv 2.1 (destroy gradually) [colloquial/familiar]to chip away at sth they chipped away at his authority fueron minando or socavando su autoridad 2.2 (come off) [paint/varnish] descascararse, desconcharse

chip in

v + adv [colloquial/familiar]
1.1 (speak) intervenir*, meter (la) cuchara [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (contribute) contribuir* if we all chip in si todos ponemos algo or contribuimos con algo

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